Under Section 37 of the Dog Control Act 1996, the Gisborne District Council at its meeting on 17 February, set the dog control fees that apply from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.
Owners are required to register their dogs by 31 July each year. A 25% penalty for late payment applies to all dogs registered after 1 August 2021.
All dogs, except working dogs, are required to be microchipped within 2 months of registration.
De-sexing discount – with proof from licensed veterinarian, a 10% discount may be applied to registration of all qualifying dogs paid by 31 July.
Here's the list of fees and more details and criteria for registration types.
This notice is given under the Dog Control Act 1996.